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ENB - Region 3 Notices 06/30/2010

Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The Town of Lloyd Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Zoning Law, Farming Law and Subdivision Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the repeal and adoption of the Town of Lloyd Zoning Law, and adoption of a Right-to-Farm Law and Subdivision Regulations of general applicability. The project is located throughout the Town of Lloyd, New York.

Contact: Ray Costantino, Town of Lloyd, Lloyd Town Hall, 12 Church Street, Highland, NY 12528, Phone: (845) 691-2144.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Dover Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed RASCO Materials will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice.

The action involves the applicant seeking site plan approval to operate a cold mix asphalt facility in existing facilities at an industrial park in the Town of Dover. RASCO proposes to occupy 3 acres of the 133 acre site. Petroleum Contaminated Soil (PCS) will be processed in Building A and the finished product will be stored in Building B, as identified on the submitted site plan. The applicant has obtained a permit from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to accept non-hazardous PCS at a maximum rate of 500 tons per day for handling in a cold mix asphalt process.

The site is located in the Great Swamp Critical Environmental Area and contiguous to the Great Swamp, NYS Wetland DP-22. The project is located at the Wingdale Industrial Park, 2241 NYS Route 22 in Wingdale, Town of Dover, New York.

The conditions are:

1. Installation of a tracking pad at the entrance/egress to Building A.

2. The operation of the facility shall comply with the requirements of §145-40.D, "Vibration." Within three (3) months of the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy the Applicant shall prepare a vibration analysis to demonstrate compliance with this provision. Should the operation of the facility not comply with §145-40.D, the Applicant shall propose and implement vibration mitigation measures under the direction of the Town of Dover Building Inspector, or his or her designee.

3. Installation of a berm and bio-retention areas in the area along the access drive near the railroad and between the site and the wetland location, as approved by the Town Engineer and Planning Board.

4. Only clean aggregate may be stored outside. Contaminated and processed material must be stored in designated buildings.

5. Vehicles that carry contaminated or processed material may not be stored outdoors unless thoroughly cleaned. Storage area locations shall be clearly indicated on the site plan and enforceable by the Town.

6. Installation of a secondary containment system around the pug mill, to be used in conjunction with the proposed drip pan, to prevent spilled or leaked emulsion from leaving the site.

Contact: Betty-Ann Sherer, Town of Dover, 126 East Duncan Hill Road, Dover, NY 12522, Phone: (845) 832-6111, ext. 100, E-mail: PlanningARB@TownofDoverNY.us.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Red Hook, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Code of the Town of Red Hook entitled Zoning, Chapter 120 of the Code of the Town of Red Hook entitled Subdivision of Land, and the Comprehensive Plan. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on July 7, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the Red Hook High School gymnasium, 103 West Market Street, Red Hook, NY 12571. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until July 19, 2010 or ten days after the close of the public hearing, whichever is later. A hard copy of the Draft GEIS is available at the following locations: the Town of Red Hook Town Clerk, the Red Hook Public Library and the Tivoli Free Library for viewing. The Town of Red Hook Web Site contains downloadable electronic versions of this Notice and the full Draft GEIS at: http://redhook.org. Copies of the Draft GEIS may be purchased for a fee to cover the cost of reproduction.

The action involves the amendments to the Town of Red Hook Zoning Law, Subdivision Law and Comprehensive Plan to implement the proposed Centers and Greenspaces Plan. The amendments will create two new zoning districts (the Agricultural Business District and the Traditional Neighborhood Development District), will replace the Town's existing cluster regulations with provisions for conservation subdivisions, and will add a new section on open space incentive zoning, in addition to other incidental changes necessitated by these amendments. In order to encourage village-scale density within the Traditional Neighborhood Development District, the law eliminates the density bonus for provision of central water in the R1 and R1.5 Districts. The amendments are designed to protect the health, safety and welfare of Town residents and to bring the Town's Zoning Law and Subdivision Law into conformance with the Town's Comprehensive Plan, Greenway Connections: Greenway Compact Program and Guides for Dutchess County Communities pursuant to Chapter 17-3 of the Town Code, and with recent changes to New York State Town Law. The project is located throughout the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Sue McCann, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4600, E-mail: smccann@redhook.org.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town of Montgomery Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Taylor Biomass Gasification Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on July 15, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berea Elementary School, 946 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until July 30, 2010. A copy of the Draft ElS is available at the following locations: Office of the Town Clerk, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, NY; the Josephine-Louise Public Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden, NY and online at: www.townofmontgomery.com.

The action involves a proposal by the Taylor Holdings Group, Ltd. (Taylor) to expand upon an existing, permitted, recycling facility located in the Town of Montgomery. The proposed facility would handle daily, 950 tons of municipal solid waste, construction and demolition material and 100 tons of wood waste, which after sorting and removal of recyclable materials, would be used to produce a syngas to power a small onsite electric generating facility. In furtherance of the proposed project, Taylor petitioned the Town Board of the Town of Montgomery, seeking to amend the Town's Zoning code and Zoning Map. Taylor has petitioned the Town Board to consider several modifications to the Town of Montgomery Zoning Law, including modifications to the Bulk Requirements for Composting, Recycling, Handling and Recovery Facilities and other related definitions and provisions to permit the proposed biomass gasification-to-energy project. Taylor also requested that the Town Board rezone 13.3 acres within the project site from Residential Agriculture (RA-3) to Interchange Development (ID) in order to bring the whole project area within the ID zone. The project is located at 350 Neelytown Road in the Town of Montgomery, New York.

Contact: Charles T. Bazydlo, Town of Montgomery, 5 Howard Seely Road, Thompson Ridge, NY 10985, Phone: (845) 361-3668, E-mail: cbazydlo@hvc.rr.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Dutchess County - The Board of Trustees of Dutchess Community College, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Dutchess Community College Proposed Student Housing. Copies of the Final EIS are available and may be obtained at the Dutchess Community College, Purchasing Department, Bowne Hall, Room 205 and on line at: www.sunydutchess.edu/feis.

The action involves the construction of a four story dormitory building on the existing soccer field of the Main Campus of Dutchess Community College, with 465 beds for resident students. The project also includes relocation of an existing soccer field to a vacant, 24.36 acre site at the intersection of Creek Road and Cottage Road, immediately adjacent to and north of Parking Lot "D" on the Dutchess Community College Main Campus. The project is located on the Main Campus of Dutchess Community College in the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York, as well as a vacant parcel directly across from the Main Campus located at the intersection of Creek Road and Cottage Road, north of Parking Lot D.

Contact: W. John Dunn, Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595, Phone: (845) 431-8000.


Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Westchester County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Dobbs Ferry, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village of Dobbs Ferry Vision Plan and Amended Zoning Code. A copy of the Final GEIS is available at the Village of Dobbs Ferry Municipal Building, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, New York and online at: www.dobbsferry.com.

The action involves the adoption of a Vision Plan which will provide the Village with overall vision for the next twenty years. The recommendations set forth in the Vision Plan include measures to encourage economic growth and development in the Village in a manner that protects both the natural environment and the quality of life enjoyed by residents and amendments to the Village's Zoning Code. The amendments to the Zoning Code will provide the regulatory changes needed to implement the recommendations set forth in the Vision Plan and include a new Zoning Map. The project is located throughout the Village of Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Contact: Marcus Serrano, Village of Dobbs Ferry, 112 Main Street, Village of Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522, Phone: (914) 231-8502, E-mail: mserrano@dobbsferry.com.



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